Plasma 5.14.2 available in Cosmic backports PPA

On October 24, 2018, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

After the 5.14.1 release of Plasma 5.14 was made available for Cosmic 18.10 via our backports PPA last week, we are pleased to say the the PPA has now been updated to the 2nd bugfix release 5.14.2. The full changelog for 5.14.2 can be found here. Already released in the…

Plasma 5.12.3 bugfix updates available for 17.10 backports PPA

On March 7, 2018, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

Users of Kubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark can now upgrade via our backports PPA to the 3rd bugfix release (5.12.3) of the Plasma 5.12 LTS release series from KDE. (Testers of 18.04 Bionic Beaver will need to be patient as the Ubuntu archive is currently in Beta 1 candidate freeze for…

Plasma 5.12.2 bugfix updates for 17.10 backports and 18.04 development release

On February 21, 2018, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Users of Kubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark can now upgrade via our backports PPA to the 2nd bugfix release (5.12.2) of the Plasma 5.12 LTS release series from KDE. Likewise, testers of our development release 18.04 Bionic Beaver will receive the update imminently. The full changelog of fixes for 5.12.2 can…

Testing a switch to default Breeze-Dark Plasma theme in Bionic daily isos and default settings

On December 10, 2017, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Today’s daily ISO for Bionic Beaver 18.04 sees an experimental switch to the Breeze-Dark Plasma theme by default. Users running 18.04 development version who have not deliberately opted to use Breeze/Breeze-Light in their systemsettings will also see the change after upgrading packages. Users can easily revert back to the Breeze/Breeze-Light…

Plasma 5.11 beta available in unofficial PPA for testing on Artful

On September 18, 2017, Posted by , In News,Testing, By , , With No Comments

Adventurous users and developers running the Artful development release can now also test the beta version of Plasma 5.11. This is experimental and can possibly kill kittens! Bug reports on this beta go to https://bugs.kde.org, not to Launchpad. The PPA comes with a WARNING: Artful will ship with Plasma 5.10.5,…

Plasma 5.10.1 now in Zesty backports

On June 7, 2017, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

The first bugfix update of the Plasma 5.10 series is now available for users of Kubuntu Zesty Zapus 17.04 to install via our backports PPA. See the Plasma 5.10.1 and 5.10.0 announcements and the release video below for more about the new features available, and bugfixes applied. To update, use…

Plasma bugfix releases, Frameworks, & selected app updates now available in backports PPA for Zesty and Xenial

On May 13, 2017, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Plasma Desktop 5.9.5 for Zesty 17.04, 5.8.6 for Xenial 16.04,  KDE Frameworks 5.33 and some selected application updates are now available via the Kubuntu backports PPA. The updates include: Kubuntu 17.04 – Zesty Zapus. Plasma 5.9.5 bugfix release KDE Frameworks 5.33 Digikam 5.5.5 Krita 3.1.3 Konversation 1.7.2 Krusader 2.6 Yakuake…

Plasma 5.8.5 bugfix release in Xenial and Yakkety Backports now

On January 5, 2017, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Plasma 5.8.5 brings bug-fixes and translations from the month of December, thanks to the hard work of the Plasma team and the KDE Translation team. To update, use the Software Repository Guide to add the following repository to your software sources list: ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports Instructions on how to manage PPAs and…

Kubuntu-Podcast #11

On April 6, 2016, Posted by , In Podcast, By ,, , With No Comments

Show Audio Feeds MP3: http://feeds.feedburner.com/KubuntuPodcast-mp3 OGG: http://feeds.feedburner.com/KubuntuPodcast-ogg Show Hosts Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan blog: http://ovidiu.geekaliens.com Rick Timmis G+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+RickTimmis Blog: http://sickrimmit.blogspot.co.uk/ Aaron Honeycutt blog: http://usefoss.com/ Andrea Del Sarto ( Audio Podcast Production ) blog: https://delsalife.wordpress.com/ G+ : https://plus.google.com/u/0/+AndreaDelSarto88/ Show Schedule Intro What have we (the hosts) been doing ? Aaron Updating d.k.org(docs.kubuntu.org) with the…

Kubuntu-Podcast #9 – Pimp your Plasma Desktop

On February 3, 2016, Posted by , In Podcast, By ,,, , With No Comments

Show Hosts Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan blog: http://ovidiu.geekaliens.com Rick Timmis G+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+RickTimmis Blog: http://sickrimmit.blogspot.co.uk/ Aaron Honeycutt blog: http://usefoss.com/ Andrea Del Sarto ( Audio Podcast Production ) blog: https://delsalife.wordpress.com/ G+ : https://plus.google.com/u/0/+AndreaDelSarto88/ Show Schedule Intro What have we (the hosts) been doing ? Aaron Playing Command & Conquer with Steam Controller Rick Over worked and…